Due to their astringent properties, tomatoes help reduce excess sebum on the skin's surface preventing oil build up, which further reduces the chances of blackheads and whiteheads.
Since they have pore-shrinking properties and help tighten the skin, chances of acne and pimples are also greatly reduced.
Vitamin A and vitamin C are commonly found in a lot of acne medicines and tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.
If you have mild acne, cut a tomato in half and apply the inside on your face. For severe acne mash a fresh tomato and use the pulp as a pack on the face. Leave it on for an hour.
Or simple blend the tomato along with the milk to make a thick paste and apply it using a cotton ball. Leave it on overnight and rinse off with cold water in the morning.
It will shrink big/open pores, hydrate your skin, reduce dark spots and will add radiance to your face. Use the mask once or twice a week.
The juice of tomatoes helps in shrinking open pores caused by acne and the natural astringent properties present in tomatoes make it ideal for clearing blemishes.
As far as the dark spots on the skin are concerned, the high lycopene content present in tomatoes helps in lightening these stubborn spots.
Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.